Mo Farah keeps his world double-distance bid alive after easing into 5,000m final at the World Championships

MO FARAH'S world double-distance bid continues to be on after he eased into Saturday's 5,000m showdown regardless of feeling chilly and depressing.

Farah gained the 10,000m title final Saturday when he left the monitor battered and bruised and needing three stitched to his leg after he was tripped.

 Mo Farah's double distance bid is still on in London

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Mo Farah's double distance bid continues to be on in London
 The star eased into Saturday's 5,000m showdown despite feeling under the weather

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The star eased into Saturday's 5,000m showdown regardless of feeling underneath the climate

However he recovered in time for final night time's heats and clocked three:30.18 to complete second with Ethiopia's Yomif Kejelcha profitable in three:30.07 on a rain-sodden monitor.

The 34 yr-previous Farah admitted: "I’m chilly and depressing on the market however it’s job finished. The ten,000m did take it out of me.

“I used to be a bit bit crushed up.

“I’m OK now and glad I’ve come by way of tonight. Now to prepare for the final.

“I went to remain in Teddington as a result of that’s the place my household at the moment are and I used to be like ‘No, I have to get again to the lodge’.

“I solely stayed one night time.”

Mo Farah wins gold at the Athletics World Championships 2017, the sixth time in his unimaginable profession
Mo Farah claims the different runners needed to cease him profitable the 10,000m at the World Athletics Championships in London

Farah will retire from the monitor this summer time earlier than stepping as much as the marathon distance.

And is bidding for his eleventh international title in a row having already gained the Olympic double double and 6 world gold medals.

 Farah needed three stitches to his leg after winning the 10,000m final last Saturday

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Farah wanted three stitches to his leg after profitable the 10,000m final final Saturday
 Farah will retire from the track this summer to step up to marathon distance

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Farah will retire from the monitor this summer time to step as much as marathon distance

He stated: "It ain’t straightforward. It ain’t straightforward. We’ve seen it with Usain Bolt. It occurs.

"Nobody goes to provide it to you and these boys are coming for me."

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MO FARAH'S world double-distance bid continues to be on after he eased into Saturday's 5,000m showdown regardless of feeling chilly and depressing.

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